SKILLED VISA

Australia’s Skilled Migration program provides an Australian permanent residence visa pathway for highly skilled individuals to migrate to Australia based on their skills and qualification in occupations identified on the Skilled Occupation List.

The purpose of the Skilled Migration Program is to attract highly skilled migrants to Australia to fill identified skills shortages in specified occupations.

BASIC CRITERIA

The Skilled Migration program is available to highly skilled applicants who meet the following:

  • Less than 45 years of age
  • Meet minimum English language standards
  • Have received a successful Skills Assessment from a relevant skills assessing authority in an occupation on the Skilled Occupation List
  • Minimum score of 65 points on the Skilled Migration points test
  • Meet Health and Character requirements

SPONSORED OR INDEPENDENT

Skilled Migration visa applicants must receive an Invitation from the Australian Government to apply for Skilled Migration to Australia and may apply as an independent migrant or with the support of a State or Territory Government where the nominated occupation is in demand in a specified region in Australia

PRIORITY PROCESSING

The Skilled Migration program is subject to a Ministerial Direction regarding the priority processing of applications from applicants who will work in Critical Sectors in Australia.

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